Keep The Difference For Yourself
The Mobility Allowance with is currently worth £64.50 a week for the Higher Rate Mobility Component of the Disability Living Allowance (DLA), the Enhanced Rate of the Mobility Component of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and the Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)*.
By choosing a vehicle that costs less than the allowance you'll receive the remainder of your money back from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) or, if you live in Northern Ireland, the Social Security Agency.
There are normally around 200 cars available to lease through the Motability Scheme that cost less than the weekly Mobility Allowance. They can all be ordered without you having to pay any Advanced Payment, and the fixed, weekly amount of money needed to pay for the lease of the vehicle is sent straight to Motability.
It’s easy to work out how much money you'll keep. Simply take the current allowance rate of £64.50, and then subtract the weekly rental amount. For example, if the car you want to order has an advertised weekly rental of £50, you would keep £11.20 of your Mobility Allowance every week. In this example, over the course of the 3 year Motability lease, or a total of 156 weeks, the amount of money you get back would be £1747.20. In fact, you could expect the total to actually be little bit higher as the Mobility Allowance amount normally increases annually every April.
Here is small selection of some of the Motability cars currently available to order with £0 Advance Payment that cost less than the Mobility Allowance.
MG MG3 1.5 VTI-Tech Excite 5dr
Saving Over 3 Years £2184 Advance Payment £0 Weekly Rental £47.20
Dacia Logan MCV 1.0 SCe Access
Saving Over 3 Years £1778.40 Advance Payment £0 Weekly Rental £49.80
SEAT Ibiza 1.0 MPI SE Technology 5dr
Saving Over 3 Years £1599 Advance Payment £0 Weekly Rental £50.95
Kia Rio 1.25 1 5dr
Saving Over 3 Years £1084.20 Advance Payment £0 Weekly Rental £54.25
SEAT Arona 1.0 TSI SE Technology 5dr
Saving Over 3 Years £819 Advance Payment £0 Weekly Rental £55.95
Ford Tourneo Courier 1.0T Zetec 5dr
Saving Over 3 Years £343.20 Advance Payment £0 Weekly Rental £59.00
All payments and savings are based on the Motability car pricing between July and September 2019. *WPMS recipients will keep more of their money as they receive a higher allowance.
Search For A Motability Car That's Right For You
If you’d like to lease a brand new Motability car simply search through all the different Motability deals available then make an appointment to visit one of your local Motability dealers to take a test drive and find out if the car you like is right for you. When you choose a car through Motability you get a brand new car every 3 years with a 60,000 mileage allowance complete with insurance, full breakdown cover, replacement tyres, window and windscreen repair cover, many adaptations at no extra cost plus servicing, maintenance and repairs at your local car dealership.
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